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embedded
used in The Hot Zone

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Definition
firmly within
in various senses, including:
  • firmly stuck into — as a thorn into a finger
  • enclosed within — as a fossil within a rock
  • implanted as a part — sometimes specifically of a reporter living with a military unit
  • The button was a dot the size of a toast crumb, embedded in a tiny plug of yellow plastic.
    p. 191.5
  • Nancy collected some pieces of sterilized liver and spleen that were embedded in wax blocks, and she put the blocks in a Styrofoam cup to take back to Fort Detrick for analysis.
    p. 242.1
  • It is embedded with stone logs, the remains of a tropical rain forest that was swept up in the eruption and buried in ash and mud.
    p. 399.9

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